WOW! Aaron Rodgers Donates Jersey to Raise Funds Towards Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

Published 09/18/2021, 5:46 PM EDT
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – DECEMBER 08: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after getting the win against the Washington Redskins at Lambeau Field on December 08, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)


Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers suffered a humbling 3-38 loss to New Orleans Saints in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season. The reigning NFC North champions failed to challenge Sean Payton’s team in opening week. Even league MVP Aaron Rodgers looked helpless as the Saints marched away to a comfortable win in the absence of their star quarterback, Drew Brees.

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CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 03: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) looks on in action during a game between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers on January 03, 2021 at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Rodgers and Packers coach Matt LaFleur both agreed that they need to move on from this loss and find their mojo if they intend on making the playoffs again.

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But despite the unfortunate loss, veteran QB Aaron Rodgers won the hearts of New Orleans fans as he made a selfless gesture in aid of those affected by hurricane Ida.

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Aaron Rodgers does his best to help out in hurricane Ida relief efforts

37-year old Aaron Rodgers had one of his most forgettable games in his NFL career in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season. The 3-time NFL MVP went 15 of 28, throwing for 133 yards with 2 interceptions and not a single passing touchdown.

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But he made a touching gesture by donating his game jersey for an auction to raise funds for those affected by hurricane Ida.

ASHWAUBENON, WISCONSIN – JULY 29: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers works out during training camp at Ray Nitschke Field on July 29, 2021 in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

The Packers will go up against divisional rivals, Detroit Lions in Week 2 of the ongoing NFL season. Rodgers and Co. will look to get back to winning ways as they aim for another deep playoff run this season.

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How do you think the Packers will fare on Monday night? Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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